Sunday, 8 April 2018

Stepping Into Spring

 Photographed by Katie | Katie Meehan 

So its officially Spring, and over the past week we've had rain, sunshine and even snow up North, a great start to the season. As much as i love living in jeans, it was defiantly time to change things up a little, and bring out my skirts in an attempt to wear them with out tights! yes i actually left the house with bare legs. Ok the skirt i chose to wear may have been ankle length but it was defiantly a brave thing to do, as you can see from some of the pics there was a little wind in the air.

In keeping with a trend for Spring and of course my biggest love at the moment i went for a very bold skirt choice, in the shape of this black and white spot number that i picked up from Simply Be last year. I love nothing more than wearing a bold skirt with a simply tee during the warmer spring days, and this "feel good" one i recently picked up for River Island is my current favourite, and defiantly describes how i felt wearing this outfit around the Newcastle Quayside.

While there was a little cool wind in the air this black jumper from H&M keep me warm and it just so happen to work with the out fit as a whole. By some miracle i managed to get my hands on a pair of these multi coloured Converse from their collaboration with JW Anderson are a little out there and maybe not to everyones taste but I'm in love with them, everyone should have a touch a sparkle in their shoe closet and they go perfectly with black a white, I would wear these every day if could!

My new trunk bag from Aspinal of London is the perfect size and i some how manage to fit all of my daily essentials inside (more on that in another post). I prefer to carry it by the handle but with the shoulder strap its perfect to wear cross body when you have too many shopping bags to carry or just want to be hands free to take that all important Instagram shot.

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Skirt | Simply Be
T-Shirt | River Island 
Jumper | H&M
Shoes | JW Anderson x Converse
Bag | Aspinal of London


Monday, 2 April 2018

Black on Black, with a spot of white

Photographed by Sarah | Up In Lights 

Happy Monday! I hope you had a fab Easter weekend and are taking full advantage of the first bank holiday of 2018. I've had a very quite weekend, that mainly consisted of spring cleaning my wardrobe, placing a ridiculous amount of online orders in the hope that we may get some nicer weather in the north so I can pack away all of my winter coats. I did ventured out of the house on Saturday to see Jersey Boys, one of my all time favourite musicals. It was brilliant. and yes i was tapping my feet and singing along to every song, its hard to believe just how many hits the Four Seasons had especially when we still listen to them today.

For those who have read my last post you will be aware that in recent months my style has become more minimalistic, consisting of jeans and tees. I'm proud to say that I'm consistent and the only thing you can really wear to go for a walk round a country park is jeans, comfy shoes and a ruffled blouse. I would like to let yo all know that I was wearing a coat, it just wasn't very photogenic.

I've had these jeans for months and I've only just plucked up the courage to actually were them in public,  not sure why, maybe its because i won too many pairs of jeans and i have my favourites that i always go to first. I am however please to say that i love the fit of these and i may have ordered two new pairs in different washes! I know I'm a bad person, but moving on very quickly......

What i really love about this outfit is the blouse, it add a touch of sass! i love that the ruffles are not too in your face and the delicateness of the spots are the perfect size, and contact with the black denim perfectly to add extra texture.

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Jeans | Asos Curve 
Blouse | Asos Curve
Shoes | Vans

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